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Mar 22, 2011 11:00am EDT
to america just six months ago. for the past week he's been working at a subway near his home. this was his regular walking route to and from work. >> he started a week ago this week. every day he was walking on that road, every day he's going that way. so i don't know what happened. >> reporter: police are searching for suspect and a mote everybody in this case of murder. we'll be investigating to see if it's connected to another homicide from last friday. 81-year-old was found shot to death inside his home in the 1905 block of olney mill road. meanwhile the family is coping with the sudden loss. >> he doesn't have any enemy. he -- there can't be any enemies. he's really calm, you know, kind of pleasant. >> reporter: montgomery police have a lookout for a vehicle. they're looking for an older model toyota camry, beige in color, with maryland tags seen leaving the scene of the instant after the gunshots were fired. in olney, tracee wilkins, news4. >>> new today, three people, including a small child, are recovering after this house fire. it happened after midnight in the 1600 block of tan y
Mar 29, 2011 11:00am EDT
was justified. nbc's chuck todd reports. >> the united states of america has done what we said we would do. >> reporter: explaining the case for military action in libya, the president said it was in america's national interest and the u.s. had a responsibility to act. >> to brush aside america's responsibility as a leader, and more profoundly, our responsibilities to our fellow human being under such circumstances would have been a betrayal of who we are. >> reporter: the president said failure to act would have carried a far greater price. >> the united states and the world faced a choice. gadhafi declared he would show no mercy to his own people. we knew that if we waited one more day benghazi, a city nearly the size of charlotte, would suffer a massacre that would have reverberated across the region and stained the conscience of the world. >> reporter: and mr. obama declared the mission, so far, a success. >> i said that america's role would be limited, that we would not put ground troops into libya. we would focus our unique capabilities on the front end of the operation and that we w
Mar 23, 2011 11:00am EDT
to cut short his tour of latin america to focus on the crisis to libya. a visit to the mayan ruins was removed from his itinerary today so he could leave early. it included visits to brazil, chile, el salvador. >>> it was reported earlier a new poll this morning is showing that most d.c. residents do not approve of the job mayor vincent gray is doing. according to the clarus poll, 31% approve of the job, 40% disapprove, 29% do not have an opinion. kimberly suiters has more. >> reporter: the president of clarus who do that poll joins us now. a rocky start you say for mayor gray. >> any time an official has a negative rating higher than a positive rating, that's a problem. this is supposed to be a honeymoon period. >> reporter: the number show what? >> 30% approval, 40% disappro l disapproval. interestingly 29% don't have an opinion yet. >> reporter: what are the worst trouble spots for mayor gray. >> number one, there's perceptions about the mayor, that his appointments to city jobs have not been good. and there's also perceptions about the mayor that he's not living up to high eth
Mar 2, 2011 11:00am EST
justice john roberts wrote the opinion for the court. he said this group believes that america is morally flawed. the chief justice may feel that this group is morally flawed but nonetheless, the government cannot restrict speech that it disagrees with. at the end of his surprisingly brief opinion here, speech is powerful. it can move people to joy, it can move them to tears. it can move people to action. and it can inflict great pain. but he said the government cannot retaliate by punishing the speaker. so this is a big victory for this group. it mean that they will continue to protest unquestionably at military funerals, but it is sure to be a very controversial decision certainly with military veterans who had urged the supreme court to go the other way. the one dissenting vote here was samuel alito who said that the court got it wrong. this is not fundamentally about public speech. this is about attacking somebody personally and shouldn't be protected by the first amendment. >> does this decision surprise you, pete snncht i guess i'm surprised that the court decided it so -- in such a
Mar 24, 2011 11:00am EDT
to the white house asking the president to define america's mission in libya and detail a time frame to hand over leadership in the effort. >>> new from overnight israel launches an air strike against militant targets in the gaza strip. hamas said israeli aircraft hit its training facilities and smuggling tunnels beneath the gaza/egypt border. it comes after a bomb exploded in central jerusalem. it was the first bombing in jerusalem in several years. >>> and this morning two power plant workers have been hospitalized giving new life to nuclear fears. japan's nuclear agency says the workers stepped on radioactive elements at the tsunami-damaged fukushima plant. a third was also exposed. this morning smoke could still be seen rising from the two plant reactor reactors. in tokyo radiation levels have dropped but bottled water is still being give on the children as a precaution. food is being rationed. the death toll has risen by more than 100 people just this morning. more than 9800 are confirmed dead, more than 17,000 are feared missing. >>> in this country today people are cleaning up from se
Mar 4, 2011 11:00am EST
. make pasta night a weekly dinner your family looks forward to. choose johnsonville, america's favorite italian sausage. brand power. helping you buy better. >>> choosing to carry your luggage on to a flight might save you money at the moment, but it's costing taxpayers a quarter of a billion a year. homeland security secretary janet napolitano says more travelers are carrying on their luggage to avoid the checked bag fees. that means there are more items for tsa to inspect at checkpoints. that's costing the government an estimated $260 million a year. lawmakers are now looking into whether airlines should help make up some of that cost. >>> unemployment rates dropped to the lowest level since april of 2009. we're going to check in with hampton pearson now. he joins us with that and the day's business headlines. >> hey, barbara. so far today the rising crude oil and gasoline prices are keeping markets in negative territory despite, as you mentioned, the first really positive jobs report we've had in months. right now the dow is down 51, the nasdaq down almost 8, the s&p down nearly 7. t
Mar 7, 2011 11:00am EST
the average commute in america is just over 25 minutes, the worst commutes are in california and metro washington, d.c. with commutes of 40 to nearly 50 minutes each way. >> that was tom costello reporting. analysts say we could be headed to $4 a gallon soon. >>> the white house says not all muslims are part of the terrorism problem facing the u.s. the administration is trying to ease tensions as a house committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on u.s. muslims this week. the hearing will focus on the level of cooperation from the u.s. muslims in the u.s. critics say the hearing is unfair because it's singling out muslims rather than extremists. >>> well, right now, president obama is welcoming the prime minister of australian to the white house. they're expected to discuss cooperative efforts in afghanistan and the asia-pacific region before speaking to the press earlier today. earlier this morning, geeyard announced australia will be donating $3.3 million to a new education center at the vietnam memorial. the center will be built underground and is meant to put faces to the names etch
Mar 31, 2011 11:00am EDT
as you drive to work this morning. the transportation advocacy group called transportation for america claims that 30 of washington's 244 bridges are structurally deficient. the 14th street bridge and the key bridge are on the group's list of bridges that need repair. the cam run run bridge in fairfax county, stokes road bridge in montgomery county and varnum street bridge in prince george's county are considered structurally deficient. before you get too alarmed, the group says a bridge isn't necessarily unsafe just because it's structurally deficient. >>> we have a traffic alert for thousands of commuters in the district. it may soon take you longer to get in and out of the city on new york avenue. three lanes will soon be reduced to just two between penn street and florida avenue. tracee wilkins shows us how to get around without delays. >> reporter: this is new york avenue on a typical day. look that traffic. now, imagine narrowing that down to two lanes instead of three. that's what's going to happen at the end of the month. but officials are saying they're willing to pay you to o
Mar 3, 2011 11:00am EST
dinner your family looks forward to. choose johnsonville, america's favorite italian sausage. brand power. helping you buy better. >>> the suspect in the killing of two u.s. airmen in frankfort at the airport there yesterday has confessed to targeting the u.s. military. this information is according to a top german security official. it is considered a possible act of islamic terrorism but police believe the shooter angted alone and did not belong to a terrorist network or cell. melissa mo melissa mollet is live with this. >> reporter: arid uka will be in court in germany later today facing the charges in the killings of two airmen and the attempted murders of two others. the daily mail website published this picture saying this is the gunman, 21-year-old arid uka, in a picture from his facebook page. his family says he works in the post office at the frankfurt airport and is a devout muslim. the bus riddled with bullets, two airmen dead, another two hurt, one critically, the other with nonlife threatening injuries. still lots of questions to be answered. >> i want everybody to understand
Mar 8, 2011 11:00am EST
should experience if you're anywhere in america. you should come to new orleans. >> we came down for the culture, the food, the beer, the wine, the weird people. wanted to see it all. >> the weather's great right now. having a great time meeting people. what else could you ask for? >> reporter: a little vasline. hotels on bourbon street grease their balcony polls. it's hard to keep partiers grounded. >> that was bob rendell reporting. this could be the largest crowd ever because it is spring break and the weather's so mild in new orleans right now. let's talk before we ask tom exactly how warm it is about what's coming up later this afternoon. you are there to tell us what's coming up later today? >> hi, barbara. let's take a look at the stories we're following on news4 this afternoon. party revelers head to the big easy for fat tuesday. we'll go down to bourbon street. also ahead at 4:00, more than double the number of women would cheat on their spouses, startling reasons why coming up at 4:00. tonight at 5:00, we all think our pets are best, of course. but a maryland's man dog
Mar 28, 2011 11:00am EDT
's prime-time speech on libya. also ahead today, a sex scandal has rocked one of america's most famous families. then tonight at 5:00, the tasty wave says it makes your favorite foods, including grilled steak, all in the microwave. but does it really do that? liz crenshaw answers the question on news 4 at 5:00. we'll see you beginning at 4:00. barbara? >> okay, thank you, pat. >>> time for a final check on our forecast. tom tom? >> good morning. is it going to warm up? not much, unfortunately. it's still cold. there's the live view from our city camera. we have some sunshine increasing now. there's the tidal basin ringed by those gorgeous cherry blossoms that are near peak now and will be peak through much of the rest of the week. the lows we had this morning, in the 20s to near 30 degrees. now it's back into the mid- and upper 30s to near 40 and later today, we should peak in the mid-40s. we've had a weak area of low pressure passing to our south, spreading moisture south of washington and a few clouds here. later today, though, we'll get more sun back this afternoon, and tomorrow, su
Mar 30, 2011 11:00am EDT
, including but not limited to artificial food colors. the grocery manufacturers of america insist there's no demmen strabl link to adhd and, quote, we are always producing the safest possible product for our consumers. this dietitian says we all need more color in our food but the natural kind. >> we should be putting half our plate with fruits and vegetables. right now 70% of americans don't meet their fruit and veggie needs. we can get real color whole foods on our plates. >> reporter: going all organic be be more expensive. but riley's mom is convinced it is worth it. >> he seemed a bit more focused, a bit more calmed down. that's what really made us believers. >> reporter: now the fda begins two days of hearings looking into this topic. they could decide to put a warning label on a product that has dyes. they could decide to ban dyes altogether. that's kind of unlikely. they could decide they want to research this topic even further and kick it on down the road. i'm tom costello in bethesda, maryland. >>> european food producers have taken the dyes in question out of their products.
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